About Our Academic Program
UTS seeks to provide an environment for academically bright,
high-achieving students to realize their potential through
intellectual, aesthetic and physical development.
The school endeavours to foster a sense of personal worth and social
commitment through experiences which enhance the growth and development of our
UTS remains strongly committed to the liberal arts and sciences curriculum
which provides the opportunity for, and expectations of, an expanded and
enriched program. Thus, individual fast-tracking and early course specialization
are not compatible with our philosophy.
The UTS 6-year program has the following grade nomenclature:
|= Grade 7
= Grade 8
||Core academic generalist program
|= Grade 9
= Grade 10
||Expanded generalist program with some special
|= Grade 11
= Grade 12
||Specializations, concentrated studies, and Advanced Placement courses
The curriculum features:
- an evolution in the learning process from the concrete to abstract and
from skill building to specialization
- a provision for special courses to enrich the program
- an availability of University Preparation courses in more than one year
- a community service program
- an extensive extra curricular program: athletic, artistic, academic and
- the promotion of internationalism through cultural and other language
The UTS Library Program teaches the
fundamentals of research and information literacy skills. The
Library provides access to information technologies and
integrates a teaching program to learn the skills required for
completing projects and other assignments.
An internal e-mail and conferencing system
provides extensive and effective communication between staff,
parents and students.
UTS students have access to OISE/UT Library
and information technologies, and they receive a U of T
Library card for borrowing materials from the St.
George campus libraries.